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Burgonet

Date:
ca. 1540–50
Geography:
probably Augsburg
Culture:
German, probably Augsburg
Medium:
Steel, brass, leather
Dimensions:
H. 10 1/2 in (26.7 cm); W. 8 1/2 in (21.6 cm); D. 13 1/4 in. (33.7 cm); Wt. 4 lb. 5 oz. (1954 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.642
Not on view
Ex colls.: Theodore Winter, Munich; William H. Riggs, Paris
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "European Helmets 1450–1650: Treasures from the Reserve Collection," January 25, 2000–May 13, 2002.

Thoumas, Charles-Antoine. Exposition Rétrospective Militaire Du Ministère De La Guerre En 1889. Vol. I. Paris: H. Launette et Cie., G. Boudet successeur, 1890. p. 36, ill.

Blacker, Irwin R. Cortes and the Aztec Conquest. 1st ed. New York: American Heritage Pub. Co.: book trade and institutional distribution by Harper & Row, 1965. p. 28.

Pyhrr, Stuart W. European Helmets, 1450–1650: Treasures from the Reserve Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. p. 21, no. 29, ill.



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